Baseball Offseason Birdcast #4: Mike Hollenbeck
Mike Hollenbeck

Mike Hollenbeck


Listen: Mike Hollenbeck Interview

Dec. 11, 2012

NORMAL, Ill. - Junior catcher Mike Hollenbeck stopped by the Horton Field House podcast studio for the fourth installment of the Baseball Offseason Birdcast with ISU baseball play-by-play announcer Ronan O'Shea. The interview covers Hollenbeck's first two seasons at ISU, how he is preparing to be an everyday catcher and why he chose Illinois State over the Boston Red Sox.

Hollenbeck hit .298/.408/.416 as a sophomore in 2012. The Joliet, Ill., native launched three home runs and clubbed 10 doubles.

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